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Posted 12/18/2017 07:51AM

Daily Announcements

December 18, 2017

Today is Day 6


The rotation for today is:

HR-F-G-A-B-E-C-D

NORMAL  ROTATION SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

Chicken Nuggets

Noodles

Green Beans

Choice of Fruit


TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • Kublai Khan renames his empire “Yuan” in 1271

  • In 1777, the US celebrates its first Thanksgiving, in honor of the defeat of Burgoyne at Saratoga

  • New Jersey becomes the Third State in 1787

  • President Woodrow Wilson marries Edith Bolling Galt while President in 1915

  • The US House of Representatives approves the 18th Amendment in 1918, starting Prohibition


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Josef V. Stalin, leader of the USSR   (1878)

  • Ty Cobb, baseball player   (1886)

  • Edwin Armstrong, inventor of FM radio   (1890)

  • Benjamin O. Davis, Tuskeegee Airman & first USAAF General of African descent    (1912)

  • Betty Grable, actress   (1916)

  • Ossie Davis, actor   (1917)

  • Keith Richards, guitarist   (1943)

  • Steven Spielberg, film director   (1946)

  • Brad Pitt, actor   (1963)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Caroline Benoit

  • Michael Ciarcia


TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • National Day  (Qatar)

  • New Jersey Day  (New Jersey)


LIBRARY

The Library Media Center has sent out notices to all students who have overdue materials.  All overdue items need to be returned before the Winter Break.  Bills for items not returned will be sent home in early January.


CHORUS

Northern Region chorus students will NOT practice after school today.  Please take your regular bus home.


BAND

Directed Study Tuesday:   6th grade band on stage

Directed Study Thursday:  all 7/8th grade band on stage

Tuesday after school:  Holiday caroling special Band~

Jethro Joey M

Paul K Joey C

Sara R Adriano


CHORUS

Northern Regional Chorus students will practice after school today from 2:30-3:00


MEMORY / GRATITUDE

Any student who signed up to make Memory Boxes, we will meet this Tuesday & Thursday during Direct Study.  We will meet in room 102 (across from the Band room). Passes will be provided.  


Don't forget to bring any special pictures or quotes you would like to put on your box!


PICTURE  RETAKE  DAY

Picture Retake Day is TODAY!!  Students will be called to the auditorium by announcement and need to have with them the photos that they are returning.  Students who were absent on the first picture day need to be photographed today but do not need photos to return.   


MATH  COUNTS

Math Counts will meet on Tuesday this week, after school until 3:30pm in Room 120.


WRESTLING

Congratulations to the following wrestlers who won matches this weekend at the Walsh Duels.  They were:

Shohum Patel Mason Aborio

Joshua King Landon  Vieira

Jack Spilka Christianna Morley

Ryan Sheer Jacob Hines

Mary Morley Marco Marino

Duncan Mute Eric Eltman

Hamza Mourabit

  • February 2018
    • February 20, 2018 President's Day Holiday
    • February 21, 2018 BOE Special Meeting 7:30 AMBOE Meeting Room
    • February 23, 2018 Wear White Dance 6:30 PM to 9:00 PMMcGee Gymnasium
    • February 26, 2018 NO LATE BUS: Department Meeting
    • February 26, 2018 Communications Committee 6:00 PMBOE
    • February 26, 2018 BOE Regular Meeting 7:00 PMBoard of Education
  • March 2018
    • March 2, 2018 UPBEAT Drop In 7:00 PM to 9:00 PMGymnasium
    • March 5, 2018 NO LATE BUS: Faculty Meeting
    • March 5, 2018 PowerSchool open for 8th graders to select classes for BHS

McGee Quick Facts

  • Established: 1969
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 709
  • Colors: Green & Gold
  • Mascot: Spartan
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